Friday, June 1, 2012
Tucson Road/Traffic Update
TRAFFIC ALERT DOWNTOWN STREET CLOSURES On Saturday, June 2, 2012, the following street closures will be in effect to accommodate the Southern Arizona Roadrunner’s Meet Me Downtown 5k Night Run and Walk: Sixth Avenue between 12th Street and 14th Street will be closed from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. The following streets will be closed at 5 p.m. but will be opened after the participants pass through the area: Fifth Avenue, from between 14th Street/Cushing Street and 21st Street Seventh Avenue from between 14th Street/Cushing Street and 21st Street Eighth Avenue/Convent Avenue from between 14th Street/Cushing Street and 21st Street Sixth Avenue between 12th Street and 22nd Street The run/walk begins at Tucson’s Children’s Museum, 200 S. 6th Avenue. Runners/walkers will travel south on Sixth Avenue to Cushing Street/14th Street; east on Cushing Street/14th Street to Fifth Avenue; south on Fifth Avenue to 21st Street; west on 21st Street to Sixth Avenue; north on Sixth Avenue to 15th Street, West on 15th Street to Stone Avenue; south on Stone Avenue to 17th Street, west on 17th Street to Seventh Avenue; south on Seventh Avenue to 21st Street, west on 21th Street to Convent Avenue/Eighth Avenue; south on Convent Avenue/Eighth Avenue to Cushing Street; east on Cushing Street to Sixth Avenue; north on Sixth Avenue to the finish line and festivities at the Children’s Museum. Motorists driving in these areas can expect delays during the events. The traveling public should use caution when driving or bicycling in the vicinity of these events and obey all traffic control signs and watch for event participants and pedestrians.